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Will a Mouse Find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

Apr 15, 2014
The search for MH370 is proof that crowdsourcing will become a vital part of aid and rescue efforts in the future.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Physician Reimbursement System Questioned

Aug 30, 2006
AUGUST 2006--Wilson Center Board Member Robin Cook Publishes Op-Ed in New York Times

Author Charles Gati to Discuss New Book, Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt

Aug 30, 2006
On Tuesday, September 12 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., author Charles Gati will discuss his newly released book Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt. This event is open to the public.

Our End of the Nuclear Bargain

Aug 24, 2006
Nuclear weapons are still the gravest danger to the American people. Lee Hamilton argues that the U.S. must take bold action to stop nuclear proliferation, including taking a look at our own arsenal.

Winners Announced in the Second Round of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" Competition

Aug 21, 2006
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Ford Foundation are pleased to announce that the second round of the competition for "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" is officially closed and the winners have been selected. The following eight individuals have been awarded grants for their outstanding proposals. We congratulate them and look forward to working with them in the near future.Winners of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy" Competition: Alejandro Bonvecchi (Argentina) - "Political Determinants of Legislative Budgetary Oversight: Political Competitiveness and Party Cohesion in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico"Alberto Föhrig (Argentina) - "Segmented Professionalism in Argentine Political Parties"Macarena Gómez-Barris (United States) - "The Place of Villa Grimaldi in Chile's Democracy: Citizenship, Memory and Public Space"Juliet Hooker (Nicaragua) - "The Institutional Design of Costeño Regional Autonomy and Relations between Indigenous and Afro-descendant Groups in Nicaragua"José Antonio Lucero (United States) - "Decolonizing Democracy: Lessons from Bolivia and Peru" Juan Pablo Luna (Uruguay) - "A Lost Battle? Building Programmatic Party-Voter Linkages in Contemporary Latin America"Luciana Ferreira Tatagiba (Brazil) - "Participação e reforma do Estado: Sobre a arquitetura da participação em São Paulo, Brasil"Brett Troyan (United States) - "The Elaboration of a New Language of Citizenship: The Experience of the Regional Indigenous Council of Cauca in Southwestern Colombia, 1971 – 1991"We were thrilled with the level of interest in the competition and we received over 60 applications from 15 countries. Thank you to those who applied for your interest and dedication to democracy in Latin America.

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The Wilson Quarterly

Four Decades of Classic Essays

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Essays by Mario Varga Llosa, Andrew J. Bacevich, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and others.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.